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Quotes

In the church, we can sometimes let excellence slide in the name of loving relationships, and I wonder if that is really loving those we serve. @DanReiland

“We have created youth ministry that confuses extroversion with faithfulness. We have effectively communicated to young people that sincerely following Jesus is synonymous with being ‘fired up’ for Jesus, with being excited for Jesus, as if discipleship were synonymous with fostering an exuberant, perky, cheerful, hurray-for-Jesus disposition like what we might find in the glee club or at a pep rally.” 
― James K.A. Smith, You Are What You Love: The Spiritual Power of Habit

“Though no one can backtrack and create a brand new start, Everyone is capable of taking their life in a brand new direction.” ― Germany Kent

“Apathy sets in when our passion for the future is miscarried.”
― Andrew Root, Unlocking Mission and Eschatology in Youth Ministry

Articles

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Videos

Wolfgang Van Halen (son of recently departed Eddie Van Halen) writes a tribute song to his father.

For some inspiration.

New music from Christian artist Da’ Truth

Just put youth ministry where he says church.

Fun Christmas Ideas For Your Volunteers

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